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JACOBS BEACH: THE MOB, THE GARDEN AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF BOXING: THE MOB, THE GARDEN AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF BOXING

Written by Mitchell, Kevin
"Brings to life the fight world of that era. Mr. Mitchell's account is full of memorably drawn scenes, and the stories we haven't heard before make Jacobs Beach a cigar-chomping read."--Wall Street Journal
October 15, 2019 | Paperback | Hamilcar Publications |
$17.95
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AMERICA'S LAST GREAT NEWSPAPER WAR: THE DEATH OF PRINT IN A TWO-TABLOID TOWN

Written by Jaccarino, Mike
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE WEEK BY THE NEW YORK POST ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN AUDIOBOOK A from-the-trenches view of New York Daily News and New York Post runners and photographers as they stop at nothing to break the story and squash their tabloid arch-rivals. When author Mike Jaccarino was offered a job at the Daily News in 2006, he was asked a s
March 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Fordham University Press | 336 Pages |
$29.95
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MURDER IN THE GARMENT DISTRICT: THE GRIP OF ORGANIZED CRIME AND THE DECLINE OF LABOR IN THE UNITED STATES

Written by Rios, Catherine
The thrilling and true account of racketeering and union corruption in mid-century New York, when unions and the mob were locked in a power struggle that reverberates to this day In 1949, in New York City's crowded Garment District, a union organizer named William Lurye was stabbed to death by a mob assassin.
May 5, 2020 | Hardcover | New Press | 288 Pages |
$26.99

CITY/GAME: BASKETBALL IN NEW YORK

The players, people, flavor, and contributions New York has given the game. From the playgrounds to the NBA, New York has invented a way of playing basketball, and City/Game is not only about the three renowned NBA teams--the Knicks, the Nets, and the Liberty--and their predecessors, but also the many high-school and college basketball teams with legendary rivalries.
February 11, 2020 | Hardcover | Rizzoli Electa | 192 Pages |
$45.00
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BROADWAY: A HISTORY OF NEW YORK CITY IN THIRTEEN MILES

Written by Leadon, Fran
From Bowling Green all the way to Marble Hill, Fran Leadon takes us on a mile-by-mile journey up America's most vibrant and complex thoroughfare, through the history at the heart of Manhattan.
April 21, 2020 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 528 Pages |
$18.95
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FALL OF A GREAT AMERICAN CITY: NEW YORK AND THE URBAN CRISIS OF AFFLUENCE

Written by Baker, Kevin
The Fall of a Great American City is the story of what is happening today in New York City and in many other cities across America. It is about how the crisis of affluence is now driving out everything we love most about cities: small shops, decent restaurants, public space, street life, affordable apartments, responsive government, beauty, idiosyncrasy, each other.
October 8, 2019 | Hardcover | City Point Press | 176 Pages |
$19.99
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NORTH BROTHER ISLAND: THE LAST UNKNOWN PLACE IN NEW YORK CITY

Written by Sullivan, Robert
Few people today have ever heard of North Brother Island, though a hundred years ago it was place known to--and often feared by--nearly everyone in New York City.
May 1, 2014 | Hardcover | Fordham University Press | 138 Pages |
$39.95
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MOST SPECTACULAR RESTAURANT IN THE WORLD: THE TWIN TOWERS, WINDOWS ON THE WORLD, AND THE REBIRTH OF NEW YORK

Written by Roston, Tom
The remarkable story of a restaurant on top of the world--built by a legend, destroyed in tragedy--and an era in New York City it helped to frame
September 10, 2019 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams | 320 Pages |
$28.00
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CRUISING THE DEAD RIVER: DAVID WOJNAROWICZ AND NEW YORK'S RUINED WATERFRONT

Written by Anderson, Fiona
In the 1970s, Manhattan's west side waterfront was a forgotten zone of abandoned warehouses and piers. Though many saw only blight, the derelict neighborhood was alive with queer people forging new intimacies through cruising. Alongside the piers' sexual and social worlds, artists produced work attesting to the radical transformations taking place in New York.
October 14, 2019 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 240 Pages |
$32.50
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DRAMA IN TIME: THE NEW SCHOOL CENTURY

Written by Reed, John
Published to weave together the untold stories of The New School's legacy Illustrated with over 400 images from the School's archive A Drama in Time is an illustrative and beautifully designed mosaic narrative that weaves together the many histories of one of America's most progressive universities.
October 31, 2019 | Hardcover | Profile Books(GB) | 240 Pages |
$50.00

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